What, if any, types of impacts should require mitigation?


5.A. Mitigate impacts to wildlife habitat (status quo).

5.B. Mitigate impacts to rivers, creeks, streams, ponds.

5.C. Mitigate impacts to wetlands (status quo).

5.D. Mitigate impacts to the buffer areas around water-bodies and wetlands.

5.E. Mitigate impacts from everyday use of a residential lot (e.g. tree cutting for firewood or improved views).


Direction: Impacts to habitat, water, wetlands, and setbacks around water and wetlands should be mitigated.

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1. What does “healthy wildlife populations” mean?
2. How should the presence of wildlife habitat affect development rights on a property?
3. Why should we protect water-bodies and wetlands?
4. When is a site specific study of natural resources needed?
5. What, if any, types of impacts should require mitigation?
6. Should the County have a habitat restoration program to improve the success of mitigation?
7. What, if any, types of development should be allowed to impact natural resources?
8. What standards should apply when a building (or other development) that is already impacting a natural resource, proposes expansion?
9. To what extent should we regulate wildlife-friendly fencing?
10. What incentives should be provided for natural resources protection?